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recorder linda yee asked the questions instead. >> reporter: he's america's toughest sheriff. joe admits he courts controversy. >> welcome to san francisco. >> reporter: he got a dose of that when drag queens invaded his dinner party. the sheriff is in town for a convention. he hoped to reach out to eighth graders at a middle school who sent him letters. students wrote in spanish their disagreement with his fight against illegal immigrants and his tent prisons in the desert sun. >> they called may racist. i just wanted to meet with the kids and tell them the truth. >> reporter: he had to set the set the kids straight but the district canceled the meeting. the rep said she was too busy but denied there ever was a meeting. the sheriff defends arizona law that allows his deputies to check people's citizenship. >> so you don't speak english. you have no id. you can't tell where you're from or anything else. >> reporter: that would be the criteria? >> that's part of it. that's suspicion. it's lower than probable cause. and then we have a right to call immigration and check you out. >> reporter:
that on the bottle. they are looking to bring parts of north america to china. they bought it and now 90% of the wine from here is up in 9,000 cases, shipped to china. >> reporter: what do they want with the vineyard? >> there is a big demand for china with the luxury goods and goods that are scarce and well made. and so you know rather than buying the chinese made products, sending our money over there, they are buying the american made products, sending them back over here. >> and the jobs stay here? >> yes. >> reporter: they flush with cash and invested about $16.4 billion in the u.s. in the past decade. $1.3 billion in california. and all in the past year. but the chinese, they are boosting the golden states housing recovery as they bought one out of every ten homes sold in the past year. >> compared to the high-end housing like in beijing, this is not that expensive though. and they thought that renting a door room was a waste of money. >> yeah, my parents decided to buy me a house as an investment outside china. >> reporter: he has sold 22% of the residence at the ritz to affluent chinese. >> t
parent across america s breaking right now and when the president cried, the president was crying with them. >> they suggested by move on.org. >> we have more details on the victims and the shooting investigation on our website. that is cbssf.com. larry, it's 8:35. >> and that is right, it's sunday. and we have a lot of things going on. the question is what am i walking into? >> and after showers overnight, and that is a can't-miss forecast and that is a little bit of everything and we'll warm up and that is not feeling warm. you're looking at the ocean beach right now, by the way and later in the day, we expect more showers to be moving into the bay area and that is later tonight and then monday, looks wet for the bay area and we'll have the entire forecast for you in about five minutes. >> okay. >> and thank you. >>> gun owners turned in their weapon in exchange for cash this weekend n. oakland, the turnout was unprecedented. people started lining up for hours before the event began in oakland. the line stretching for blocks in east oakland. everyone came to exchange their firea
-year- olds with 3 to 11 bullets from this bush master in their body. 20 of them. is this america? i don't think so. >> they also want to banned the big ammunition clips that hold more than 10 rounds. she's not the only politician speaking out. the new york city mayor on the cbs evening news, he talks about this. >> lots of people think that we shouldn't even have speed limits, but we still have speedlimits. lots of people think we shouldn't have public schools, but we still have public schools. a lot of people are against a lot of different things. a democratic society, you have to come together and when the majority of the people want something like that, majority of the people want sensible gun restrictions. >> so why is this your problem? >> why is the murder rate around the country? i'm an american, what's your question? >> why is this mike bloomberg crew said? >> i'm a human being, i don't know what your religion teaches you, but mine teaches me to take care of each other. >> a reality check when it comes to bitter fights over the gun control laws. and grace lee shows us that the s
all over america are waiting for six men and three women to tell them if they have a institutional right to mary. cbs news report chip reed on the next big chapter in the battle over same sex marriage. >> reporter: they've been together 10 years and would like to make their relationship official. >> it's always been our dream to mary the person that we love. and to commit our lives to each other. >> but as residents of california they can't because four years ago california voters passed proposition eight banning same sex marriage. but it's the u.s. supreme court that will have the final say. today the justices met behind closed doors to decide whether to hear arguments in the california case. if they do not a lower court decision striking down proposition eight will stand. and same sex marriage will again be legal in california. >> if the court does not take the appeal i will feel an amazing amount of joy. >> the court today also considered jumping into the debate over the defense of marriage act. known as doma the 1996 federal law defines marriage as between a man and a woman and
that can affect america. >> reporter: the supreme court will actually decide on two issues. doma, the federal law that prohibits recognition of same sex marriages and property 8. >> she texted me, omg, five exclamation points, granted. she called me and we started crying. >> they've got to solve this at a national level because there's just too much administrative confusion right now. who gets health benefits? who can visit who in the hospital? which marriage counts? >> so what happens between now and when the u.s. supreme court makes that decision next june? we talked to legal experts to get their take. >> reporter: the final say in the culture war on same sex marriage is coming. and the justice's decision to hear the case is historic. >> this is equivalent to the supreme court taking on one of the most divisive sort of exciting constitutional questions of this generation and deciding that they have to issue an opinion on this. >> and constitutional law experts believe they will decide on one of three possibilities. >> reporter: first, the justices could say denying marriage to
in san francisco couldn't hurt. and that is because the city has come in second on a list of america's smartest cities. you know who is smartest? boston. yeah, that's right. at least according to their website. san francisco, number 2, seattle number 3. and fourth was vancouver, canada. rounding out the top five, new york city. >>> and still ahead, why the homeless in california are in line to get cell phones. >>> plus, the scramble to rescue thousands of squid on the beaches of santa cruz. the reason that they are washing ashore. >>> millions of people are still in shock over the death of latin pop star. how she inspired beyond her music. >>> and in the bay area, record highs today. it doesn't take much this time of the year, but there's a big change in store, the big chill. details straight ahead. oh, it's the current temperature. nominated singer died in a e crash in northern mexico jut hours after leaving that st. the mexican- american artiss a ca >>> the singer died just hours after leaving the stage. she was a california native and a cbs reporter shows us that the popularity
they do to you? >> evil visited this community today. >> i know there is not a parent in america who doesn't feel the same grief that i do. >> an unthinkable horror, new details about the shooter, the guns bought by his mother and the heroes, including the teacher who saved her students by barricading them in a bath room. >> good evening. i am ken. >> the second deadliest shooting in school history. a 20-year-old walked into a school and started shooting. 20 children are among the dead and a crime investigators are only starting to piece together. it happened in newton, connecticut. a quiet suburb 80 miles from new york. >> reporter: i am standing down the street from where sandy hook elementary school is located, where the shooting took place a tragedy that shocked the community, parents and family members are grieving the loss of innocent children and adults in the massacre. >> reporter: parents and children ran from the sandy hook elementary school. the scene of terror and sadness. >> caller indicating someone is shooting. >> reporter: inside 27 people shot to death, 20 children as youn
washington got to work today on the problem of gun violence in america. vice president biden held the first meeting of the tax-force charged with reviewing the countries gun laws, recommending changes. the president wants some concrete proposals in hand by the state of the union address next month. >> and the president, he is absolutely committed to keeping his promise and that we will act and we will act in a way that will be designed, even if they could only save one life. and we have to take action. >> the focus of the task force will be going beyond gun policy and the emergency procedures. even the readiness of the gun violence. >>> any time the push picks up steam, so do the gun sales. this time it is not an exception. as cbs 5 reporter shows us that the bay area gun dealers could barely keep them on the shelves. >> and that hand guard will be attached by them. >> reporter: here at the gun vault in mountainview, he said business has been brisk. one of the most popular sellers, the ar-15 semiautomatic rifle. >> well the government is wanting to ban certain types of rifles. they are very
proposes a new program to protect america's schools called national school shield. but they were not able to protect their own news conference from protestors, including the group code pink. >> the nra has blood on its hands! >> reporter: diane feinstein who is proposing a new assault weapon ban says she's upset the nra didn't go any further about restrictions >> it's inconceivable after what they said to me today that they don't think people who have guns should have background checks or that they should be registered. >> it's a horribly poor choice to say that the answer to gun violence is to put more guns out there. >> reporter: andrew is a parent of students. the district employs 20 armed police officers in all of its high schools and middle schools at a cost of $2 million a year. the district has put no cops in its three dozen elementary schools and has no plans or money to do so. >> i'm glad we're having that conversation. i we think have experience in it. i think it's an overreaction. if you want to know my position as a school board member, how am i going to put armed police offic
year's day marks 150 years for one of america's most famous pieces of history. >> the emancipation is ready to make an appearance. next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, the slaves was signed by abm lincoln 150 years ago. it wt anuary 1st, 1 . >>> a rare look at the emancipation proclamation. >> it was signed 150 years ago and went into affect on january 1st, 1863 and will go on display at the national archives in washington, d.c., in new year's day. last year, michigan waited for eight hours. >> and when you see thousands of people waiting in line in the dark and cold and heat, you know they not there just for words on paper. >> the document is double-sided and part of what is shown is authentic. pages 2 and 5 are originals, pages 1, 3, and 4 are replicas. >> a report? >> why what? >> i wonder why. >> kind of old, so maybe. >> you think some of the pages didn't survive. >> i think it's possible. 150 years? >> mostly true. >> i thought they would have preserved it well. >>> first, sports. >> the warriors continue to dispant eel -- dismantle opponents. the latest victim, the celtics j. they hav
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